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Vodafone 'pauses' Huawei deployment in core network


Friday, 25 Jan 2019 02:46am EST 

Jan 25 (Reuters) - Vodafone ::CEO SAID MAKING GOOD PROGRESS ON CHURN BUT STILL MORE TO BE DONE.CEO SAYS WILL BE ABLE TO EXPLORE MONETISATION OF TELEFONICA UK TOWERS JV IN ABOUT SIX MONTHS.CEO SAYS PLANNING FOR BREXIT, BUT BREXIT WILL NOT HAVE A MATERIAL IMPACT ON THE COMPANY.CEO SAYS DIVERSITY OF TELECOM EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS IS IMPORTANT, AND HUAWEI HAS A ROLE TO PLAY IN THAT.CEO SAYS HAS 'PAUSED' HUAWEI DEPLOYMENT IN ITS CORE WHILE POLITICIANS, HUAWEI WORK THROUGH ISSUES.CFO SEEING GOOD PERFORMANCE ON MOBILE AND FIXED CHURN IN EUROPE, EXPECT TO SEE BENEFITS IN NUMBERS AS ENTER NEXT FINANCIAL YEAR.CEO SAYS HAS 'PAUSED' FURTHER DEPLOYMENT IN THE CORE, CONTINUING DEPLOYMENT IN RADIO INSTALLATION.